Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Affected with alexithymia; of or relating to alexithymia.
An alexithymic person.
1970s. From a- + ancient Greek λέξις speech + θυμός soul, understood by the coiner, P. E. Sifneos, to have the meaning ‘mood’ + -ic.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.